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Bill Cobbs
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Date of Birth: Jun 16, 1934

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 49 - You've Seen 49

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Titles You've Ranked (49)
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Carolina Skeletons Carolina Skeletons (1991)  - TV Movie
Summary: After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for that, but there are some people in the town who will stop at nothing to hide the secrets of their past. (imdb)
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The Ultimate Life The Ultimate Life (2013)
Summary: A billionaire with questionable priorities re-examines his life after discovering his grandfather's journal.
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Dear Secret Santa Dear Secret Santa (2013)  - TV Movie
Summary: Beverly Hills banker/workaholic JENNIFER comes home to her small Northern California town just before Christmas when her dad, TED , takes a bad fall while putting up decorations. While home, Jenny begins getting romantic Christmas cards from an unknown admirer, who turns out to be her old neighbor and the unrealized love of her life, JACK. There's just one problem- Jack died in a car accident three years ago.
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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Summary: Larry spans the globe, while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. (imdb)
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The People Under the Stairs The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Summary: Juvenile burglars break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their inbred children. (imdb)
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Lukewarm Lukewarm (2012)
Summary: Luke Rogers started out on the right path, but when his dad walked out when Luke was just a boy, his world came crashing down. Now working as a bartender to make ends meet, Luke is slowly losing his way. Between the enticements of the nightclub scene and a reluctance to fully commit to his devoted girlfriend , Luke's crisis of faith is coming to a head. (cbd.com)
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Oz the Great and Powerful Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Summary: A Kansas con-artist is swept into a magical land where he must fight an evil sorceress. (imdb)
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The Hitter The Hitter (1979)
Summary: An ex-professional boxer (O'Neal) tries to make a new start when teaming up with a fast talking but ageing hoodlum (Ceaser) and an ex-call girl (Frazier) but soon get more than they bargained for when crossing an adversary from their past. (imdb)
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Thrill Thrill (1996)  - TV Movie
Summary: A disgruntled worker rigs a bomb, triggered by a motion sensor, on the roller coaster at a financially troubled amusement park. (imdb)
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Nightjohn Nightjohn (1996)  - TV Movie
Summary: A young slave learns the power of literacy.
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Decoration Day Decoration Day (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept a Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II. (imdb)
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That Thing You Do! That Thing You Do! (1996)
Summary: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. (imdb)
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The Brother from Another Planet The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Summary: The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a Black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him. (imdb)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins The Great Gilly Hopkins (2016)
Summary: 12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter. (imdb)
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Things to Do in Denver When You Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Summary: When a powerful mob boss (Walken) gives ex-gangster Jimmy the Saint (Garcia) one last job, it's an offer he can't refuse. But when someone gets killed, Jimmy and his partners are marked for death, leaving Jimmy just 48 hours to put things right for his buddies and the woman of his dreams (Anwar). (Miramax)
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Ed Ed (1996)
Summary: Ed the chimpanzee is more than just a mascot for the Santa Rosa Rockets -- he's actually talented enough to play third base. But when the team starts winning, Ed is kidnapped. Ed's fans and teammates are dismayed, but most devastated of all is Ed's "roommate," a pitcher (Matt LeBlanc) who gets cold feet when he plays but is learning to overcome it with the chimp's help. Will they ever get Ed back? (RottenTomatoes)
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I I'll Fly Away (1991)  - TV Series
Summary: Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950's, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil rights cases. Meanwhile, Lilly Harper, who cares for his children, is on her own journey of political and personal awareness.
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Hard Luck Hard Luck (2006)
Summary: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer (Snipes) tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife (Shepherd) hides a sadistic and vicious streak. (imdb)
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Three Days to Vegas Three Days to Vegas (2007)
Summary: Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy. (imdb)
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Out There Out There (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: A photojournalist accidentally puts himself at the center of a major news story in this comedy. When Delbert Mosley (Bill Campbell) loses his job at a tabloid newspaper, he purchases an antique camera with used film inside of it. The film happens to document an alien abduction -- and once the photos are published, Delbert is in high demand with everyone from his former boss (Bobcat Goldthwait) to the government to the woman (Wendy Schaal) who thinks her father is captured in the pictures. (google)
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The Slap Maxwell Story The Slap Maxwell Story (1987)
Summary: "Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own talents, which baffles Slap (almost as much as his editor's bizarre metaphors). Slap only makes things worse by starting an affair with a young news writer. Oh, and his only son turns out to have absolutely no talent as a writer or sports fan, despite Slap's dreams.
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Of Mind and Music Of Mind and Music (2016)
Summary: A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.
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New Jack City New Jack City (1991)
Summary: A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megamanical while a maverick police detective vows to stop him. (imdb)
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Exiled in America Exiled in America (1990)
Summary: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of the town's shadier women, and soon a CIA assassination team shows up, looking for him. (imdb)
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Man with a Gun Man with a Gun (1995)
Summary: Based on Hugh C. Rae's novel The Shroud Society, this taut thriller from director David Wyles centers on John Hardin (Michael Madsen), a mob hit man ordered to bump off his boss's conniving wife, Rena (Jennifer Tilly). Problem is, she also happens to be John's secret lover -- but when Rena proposes that he ice her twin sister instead, he faces a crisis of conscience.
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The Color of Money The Color of Money (1986)
Summary: A former pool player returns to the game and takes on a young protege. (imdb)
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Air Bud Air Bud (1997)
Summary: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends... (imdb)
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The Bodyguard The Bodyguard (1992)
Summary: A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (imdb)
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Dominick and Eugene Dominick and Eugene (1988)
Summary: Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together... (imdb)
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First Kid First Kid (1996)
Summary: Luke Davenport is the 13 year old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in charge of Luke. Woods is fired after mistreating Luke in front of media cameras. (imdb)
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Trading Places Trading Places (1983)
Summary: A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. (imdb)
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Silkwood Silkwood (1983)
Summary: The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant. (imdb)
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Summary: The screamer sequel to the blood-chilling box office hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer." (Sony)
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Random Hearts Random Hearts (1999)
Summary: An airplane crashes into the Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors. This event is the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead two strangers (Ford and Thomas) to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but will also bring them together in an unlikely romance. (Columbia Tristar)
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Demolition Man Demolition Man (1993)
Summary: A cop is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent enemy who is loose in a nonviolent future society.
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The Hudsucker Proxy The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Summary: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. (imdb)
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Night at the Museum Night at the Museum (2006)
Summary: A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. (imdb)
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The Hard Way The Hard Way (1991)
Summary: Nick Lang is a famous actor, well know for his action movies. For the next film he needs the proper motivation and inspiration for his roll. Thus he teams up with the reluctant N.Y. cop John Moss. Not only does he have to put up with Nick who is laborious and out of touch with realities, but he also has to catch a cold-blooded murderer. (imdb)
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The Morgue The Morgue (2008)
Summary: About six strangers who find themselves stranded overnight at a rural morgue. (imdb)
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For All Time For All Time (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: Male facing middle-age and failing marriage finds a time slip that can take him back to the end of the nineteenth century. (imdb)
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Get Low Get Low (2010)
Summary: A man in a small town plans his own funeral in order to resolve an old murder case.
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Black Water Transit Black Water Transit (2009)
Summary: The divergent agendas of criminals, cops and lawyers as they collide over a shipment of illegal firearms and a double homicide.
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Fatal Instinct Fatal Instinct (1993)
Summary: A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with a mechanic. Lots of other sublots and visual gags in the style of Naked Gun. Check the rating ! (imdb)
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Roadside Prophets Roadside Prophets (1992)
Summary: Bizarre and surreal road movie about a biker and his unlikely sidekick. On a quest to fulfill a friend's last wish, Joe takes to the desert road on his 1957 Harley-Davidson and meets a succession of odd characters, including Sam... (imdb)
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Greased Lightning Greased Lightning (1977)
Summary: This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America. (imdb)
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Paulie Paulie (1998)
Summary: Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected... (imdb)
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Duck Duck (2005)
Summary: In 2009, when Los Angeles' last city park is closed to the public, a dispossessed man -- and the duck who follows him as a mother -- quest west, on foot, in search of water and meaning, in the desert that is L.A. (Right Brained Releasing)
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Always Outnumbered Always Outnumbered (1998)
Summary: An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs. (imdb)
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Hope Floats Hope Floats (1998)
Summary: Birdee Calvert (Bullock) seems to have it all. She's been married for years to her handsome high school sweetheart Bill and has a brilliant and sensitive child. But when her picture perfect life comes crashing down around her, Birdee must start over. With no place else to turn, the former beauty queen heads back home...to Smithville, Texas. (Fox)